Australia-NZ's 2023 WWC at a glance

Australia and New Zealand will combine to host the 2023 Women's World Cup after a FIFA Council vote on Friday awarded them the tournament.

THE AUSTRALIA-NEW ZEALAND 2023 FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP TOURNAMENT AT A GLANCE:-

* The first 32-team Women's World Cup, with an increase on 24 teams from 2019.

* The first time Australia or New Zealand have hosted a senior FIFA World Cup tournament.

* First time nations from two confederations - Asia and Oceania - have co-hosted a World Cup.

* Opening game will be at Auckland's Eden Park with the final to be played at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.

* Australia and New Zealand both automatically qualify for the tournament as hosts.

* The remaining 30 nations will begin qualification matches in 2021 with FIFA yet to determine the breakdown across the various confederations.

* PROPOSED HOST CITIES

Australia: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Newcastle, Launceston

New Zealand: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton, Dunedin

* PROPOSED STADIUMS

Australia: ANZ Stadium, Allianz Stadium, AAMI Park, Suncorp Stadium, Coopers Stadium, McDonald Jones Stadium, HBF Park, University of Tasmania Stadium

New Zealand: Eden Park, Sky Stadium, Orangetheory Stadium, FMG Stadium Waikato, Forsyth Barr Stadium


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